Button Mash The Best Need For Speed Games of All Time  

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List Rules Games part of the Need for Speed series.

One of the greatest things about the best Need for Speed games is that they let you virtually drive cars you'll probably never get close enough to touch. Supercars from brands such as Lamborghini, Ferrari, Bugatti, and the like. Of course, they also feature more "down to Earth" makes such as Ford and Toyota--mostly as tutorial and early game cars of course. So which of the Need for Speed games are the best?

Fans have voted for their favorite Need for Speed games of all time, across all consoles from the very first game. From the franchise's beginning, the racing physics have always been more arcade-like than franchises such as Gran Turismo or Forza. But that's what has always made the NFS franchise more fun and approachable.

Need for Speed is one of the most beloved racing franchises of all time, with all-star hits such as Need for Speed: Underground 2 and Need for Speed: Porsche Unleashed. In fact, Need for Speed: Underground 2 arguably belongs on the list for one of the best games of all time. It's just too bad the sequels weren't reviewed as well.

But really, who cares about reviews? If you're wondering what are the greatest Need for Speed games of all time, why not put your trust in other gamers? So vote for what you think are the best Need for Speed games below and add any you feel are missing.
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Need for Speed: Most Wanted is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Need For Speed Games of All Time
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Need for Speed: Underground 2 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Need For Speed Games of All Time
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522 238
Need for Speed: Carbon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Need For Speed Games of All Time
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425 179
Need for Speed: Underground is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Need For Speed Games of All Time
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391 194
Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Need For Speed Games of All Time
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302 162
Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Need For Speed Games of All Time
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156 109
Need for Speed Rivals is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Need For Speed Games of All Time
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192 164
Need for Speed III: Hot Pursui... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Need For Speed Games of All Time
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Need for Speed (2015) is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Need For Speed Games of All Time
Need for Speed (2015) 2015
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Need for Speed: Undercover is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Need For Speed Games of All Time
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208 218
Need for Speed: The Run is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Need For Speed Games of All Time
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162 180
Need for Speed: Porsche Unleas... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Need For Speed Games of All Time
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187 217
Need For Speed: ProStreet is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Need For Speed Games of All Time
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147 167
Need for Speed: High Stakes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Need For Speed Games of All Time
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140 161
Need for Speed II is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Need For Speed Games of All Time
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The Need for Speed is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Need For Speed Games of All Time
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116 168
Need for Speed: Shift is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Need For Speed Games of All Time
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98 160
Shift 2: Unleashed is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Need For Speed Games of All Time
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85 174
Need for Speed: World is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Need For Speed Games of All Time
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40 216
Need for Speed: Nitro is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Need For Speed Games of All Time
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21 171
Need for Speed: Motor City Onl... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Need For Speed Games of All Time